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Thousands of pills found after couple pulled over

Chris Mays (Source: Frankfort Police Department) Chris Mays (Source: Frankfort Police Department)
Brittany Hawkins (Source: Frankfort Police Department) Brittany Hawkins (Source: Frankfort Police Department)

FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) – A couple was arrested after thousands of pills were found inside their vehicles.

According to Kentucky State Police, at 6:30 p.m. on December 12, officers pulled over Christopher Mays, 33, on Rolling Acres Drive after observing a violation. Police said his girlfriend, Brittany Hawkins, 24, was also pulled over after she drove past and asked what was going on.

Officers ended up finding 8,195 pills, 7.6 pounds of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash. The drugs found in the cars were worth an estimated $67,000.

Both were taken to the Franklin County Regional Jail.

Mays is charged with trafficking a controlled substance 1st degree, trafficking a controlled substance 3rd degree, possession of drug paraphernalia, trafficking marijuana and disorderly conduct.

Hawkins is charged with trafficking a controlled substance 1st degree, trafficking a controlled substance 3rd degree, possession of drug paraphernalia, trafficking marijuana and tampering with physical evidence.

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